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Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759. Antigua, 26 Feb...
Stokell, Robert, fl. 1759."Gentlemen I... find markets Low and Crops very Bad... from Barbados to all our Leeward Islands... for want of Rain the Planters which used to Make a hundred hogshead Sugar cant make above twenty... our forces has Taken Grandtear But his not got Profusion of Gordeloup..." signed "Robt Stokell"Brought a cargo of "Boards Planks Jayst and Staves", sugar and rum extremely expensive., Original digital object name: bei-m136c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Sugar account sheet for the Douglas Estate, Antigua
[ms. sugar account sheet for the Douglas Estate, Antigua, a draft?], Original digital object name: bei-m143d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Estate of James B. Gordon Esqr. Lying in the Division of Old North Sound, called Sanderson's. A Copy By, James Chalmers--Surveyor Genl.
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-k, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Honble Farquhard Campbell To Rose and Jeanvearve Debuque (docket title)
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Honble. S. B. Athill to William Henry Fremantle Esqr. and others. } Lease for a Year. (docket title)
"Sold by T. Steel, Stationer, No. 12, Chancery Lane, London. Writings Engrossed and copied." engr. in initial.Hon. Samuel Byam Athill (late of Antigua) has leased the plantation of Nicholas Lynch Esq. deceased to William Henry Fremantle, John Bishop, Samuel Turner, and Charles Turner; signed "Samuel B. Athill."Schedule of slaves, about 200 names, on second sheet., Original digital object name: bei-m503a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Petition, of the Coloured Inhabitants, of the Island of Antigua. (ms. title-page)
The Petition, of the Coloured Inhabitants, of the Island of Antigua. (ms. title-page)"Antigua -- To The Honorable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled. -- The Humble Petition of the Undersigned for themselves and on behalf of the other Free Inhabitants not being Whites, Sheweth, That Your Petitioners... pray for a redress... Your Petitioners have presented several petitions to the local Legislature... Your Petitioners despairing of... change... are impelled to lay their grievances before Your Honorable House... Your Petitioners... are prevented from being employed on Plantations as Overseers or Managers... are not eligible to hold Commissions in the Militia... nor to serve as Grand Jurors, Petit Jurors, or even on Coroners' Inquests... excluded from Parochial Aid..."Signed with 316 names., Original digital object name: bei-m547a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Representatives of Mrs. Grace Webb deceased to Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert } Deed for releasing Mrs. Gilberts estate in the Island of Antigua from all arrears of interest hitherto accrued on a certain legacy or sum of
Thomas Wright (Bristol merchant; only acting executor of Grace Webb); Gilbert Webb ("of Cornwall in the United States of America"; son and heir of Grace Webb); and The Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert (Antigua clerk; owner of Gilbert's and Mangrove estates); signed "Thos Wright.", Original digital object name: bei-m514a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Representatives of Mrs. Grace Webb deced to Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert } Deed for releasing upon the terms within mentioned> Mrs. Gilberts Estate in the Island of Antigua from all arrears of Interest hitherto accrued on a certain Legacy or sum of £100
Signed "Thos Wright" "Gilbert Webb" "Nathaniel Gilbert.", Original digital object name: bei-m514b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Rev.d Dr. Littlehales and others to Sir John Aubrey and others } Assignment and declaration of Trust.- (docket title)
"This Indenture Quadrupartite... Between The Reverend Joseph Laurentius Littlehales... Margaret his wife... of the first part, Joseph Keeling... Bamber Gascoyne... and Joseph Gascoyne... of the second part Sir John Aubrey... Peter William Baker... and Baker John Sellon... of the third part and Martha Elizabeth Littlehales, Joseph Gascoyne Littlehales and Sophia Littlehales the Children of the said Joseph Laurentius Littlehales and Margaret his Wife of the fourth part Whereas Sir Crisp Gascoyne Knight... gave the Residue... unto his said two sons Bamber Gascoyne and Joseph Gascoyne and... Margaret Littlehales... to be divided between them share and share alike..." signed by Joseph Laurentius Littlehales, Margaret Littlehales, Sir John Aubrey, Peter William Baker, Baker John Sellon, Bamber Gascoyne, Joseph Keeling, Joseph Gascoyne, Joseph Gascoyne Littlehales, and Martha Elizabeth Littlehales., Original digital object name: bei-m343, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The Revd. Nathaniel Gilbert to Messrs. Cardale Sliffe and Russell. } Mortgage of Gilbert's Mangrove Richmond's Chapman's and Howard's Estates in the Island of Antigua. (Docket title)
This is probably a copy, as it is without signatures or seals."This Indenture... Between The Reverend Nathaniel Gilbert... of the one part and John Bate Cardale, John Sliffe and James Ward Russell... of the other part Whereas... Nathaniel Gilbert... is... seized or entitled of or to... the Gilberts Estate and the Mangrove Estate... And... Richmonds Chapmans and Howards Plantations situate in... Antigua... And Whereas the said John Bate Cardale John Sliffe and James Ward Russell have... advanced... divers sums... to the said Nathaniel Gilbert... and there is now justly due and owing... Two thousand three hundred and sixty four pounds one shilling and three pence... Nathaniel Gilbert... Doth... grant... unto the said John Bate Cardale John Sliffe and James Ward Russell... All those estates or plantations situate in the Island of Antigua aforesaid...", Original digital object name: bei-m579, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
The foregoing Account Continued from the Year 1780 to the year...
The foregoing Account Continued from the Year 1780 to the Year 1787 Both Included..., Original digital object name: bei-m143c, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Warrawarou---Dubuque Proo Ground
Original digital object name: bei-m526a-d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
West Indian Mems [i.e., memoirs]
Original digital object name: bei-m593a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
William Shand Esq. to George Savage Martin and Wm. Hy. Martin Esqrs. } Reconveyance of the High Point Plantation in Antigua. (docket title)
"In the West Indian Incumbered Estates Court <Antigua> Re Martin and others Exparte Ewing and others""Sold by W. G. and W. H. Witherby Birchin Lane." engr. in initial.William Shand (Liverpool merchant), and George Savage and William Henry Martin (Antigua); signed "William Shand" "G Savage Martin" "W H Martin.", Original digital object name: bei-m574, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
William Smith Esqr and Wife to Messrs. Payne and Clarke } Release of a Plantation in the Island of Nevis in the West Indies with the Slaves etc. thereto belonging (docket title)
"This Indenture Tripartite... Between William Smith... and Elizabeth his Wife of the first part Charles Payne... and Ioseph Clarke... of the second part and Edward Parris... of the Third part Whereas Richard Oliver... bequeathed... his Estate... unto the said William Smith..." signed by Elizabeth Smith, William Smith, Charles Payne, Joseph Clarke, Edward Parris., Original digital object name: bei-m339, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
[Journal of the siege of Martinique] 19 Dec. 1761 through 26 Feb...
[Journal of the siege of Martinique]December 19, 1761. -- "...I have sail'd from English harbour, Antigua, in the Levant Fregate of war... Capt. Laforey, to join the fleet... against The Martinique. We had received intelligence that admiral Rodney was arriv'd at Barbadoes, we had also intelligence that the troops under the command of general Monchton were actually saild from New-York..."December 29, 1761. -- "Thursday morning, we arrived In Carlisle Bay... found general Monchton... admiral Rodney, Sir James Douglas and commodore Swanton. The whole Bay afforded a noble sight being crouded with wessels of war and transports..."January 5, 1762. -- "The whole Fleet... sail'd... against Martinique."January 6, 1762. -- "The whole flet lay to, in order not to be seen by the ennemy...""Thursday at about 2o'clock in the afternoon. Sir James Douglas... went into St. Annes Bay and silenced 3 several Batterys..."Friday morn. January 8th. -- "At night a firing on the fleet from several batteries..."Written by an English officer aboard Levant in the fleet commanded by Rear Admiral George Brydges Rodney, giving a day-by-day, firsthand account., Written by an unidentified officer who served in the Siege of Martinique., A reference is made to a Native American named "Flying Arrow", who is brother to the "famous Silver Heels", and who was wounded in the breast during battle., Original digital object name: bei-m152, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.

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